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Tomorrow at 9:00 AM, December 9, Representatives Walter B. Jones (NC-3) and Thomas Massie (KY-4) will hold a press conference in the House Triangle on their bill to de-authorize the office allowances, franking privileges, and staff help that former speakers of the House enjoy when leave office...
No report is more controversial, misunderstood, and misread than the Annual Report on Teachers Leaving the Profession.
The truth is that education school enrollment is dropping nationwide. According to the latest Title II reports published by the U.S. Department of Education, there was a 30 percent drop in education school enrollment between the 2008-09 and 2012-13 school years. Nearly 110,000 fewer students...
No report is more controversial, misunderstood, and misread than the Annual Report on Teachers Leaving the Profession.
The truth is that education school enrollment is dropping nationwide. According to the latest Title II reports published by the U.S. Department of Education, there was a 30 percent drop in education school enrollment between the 2008-09 and 2012-13 school years. Nearly 110,000 fewer students...
They say "the road to Hell is paved with good intentions," but that doesn't really describe the whole mechanism. The reason that good intentions can cause so many problems is because they lead to actions with unintended consequences.
Governor McCrory participated in a groundbreaking ceremony today for High Point University's School of Health Sciences and School of Pharmacy.
Governor Pat McCrory announced today Eric Guckian, his Senior Education Advisor, has accepted a leadership position with a national education advocacy group.
In 1959, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (N.C. DPI) published a guide to observing "special days" in the state's public schools. Inspired by N.C. DPI's "Observance of Special Days" guide, I think our public elementary schools should reexamine the idea of dedicating certain...
The drivebys and the "wise men" in DC and on Wall Street are tut-tutting about the mess in Greece.
Over the years, North Carolina law has defined "life sentences" in a variety of ways, some of which have treated those convicted of capital crimes differently depending on when they were sentenced.
Another wave of bad publicity and legal questions isn't what the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill needs right now. But that's exactly what the school is getting, thanks to its longstanding and troubling use of race as a major factor in admissions.
Over the years, North Carolina law has defined "life sentences" in a variety of ways, some of which have treated those convicted of capital crimes differently depending on when they were sentenced.
Another wave of bad publicity and legal questions isn't what the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill needs right now. But that's exactly what the school is getting, thanks to its longstanding and troubling use of race as a major factor in admissions.
Governor Pat McCrory announced today Eric Guckian, his Senior Education Advisor, has accepted a leadership position with a national education advocacy group.
Another wave of bad publicity and legal questions isn't what the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill needs right now. But that's exactly what the school is getting, thanks to its longstanding and troubling use of race as a major factor in admissions.
Over the years, North Carolina law has defined "life sentences" in a variety of ways, some of which have treated those convicted of capital crimes differently depending on when they were sentenced.
Racial preferences have never been popular among most Americans, and in fact they are becoming less and less popular.
Last June, the U.S. Supreme Court took a step toward weakening racial preferences in university admissions. Ed Blum is trying to end them for good, potentially starting with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
I have been discussing teacher pay rankings for years. In fact, three years ago I wrote a newsletter piece titled, Education spending in North Carolina: The ranking problem. In that piece, I outlined the major problems associated with the National Education Association (NEA) rankings of teacher...
In June 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court took a step toward weakening racial preferences in university admissions. Ed Blum is trying to end them for good nationwide, potentially starting at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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